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.In politics, left-wing, leftist and the Left are generally used to describe support for social change with a view towards creating a more egalitarian society.^ What is left-wing politics?

^ Left-wing politics .
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^ Left wing politics - the new religion .
  • Left wing politics - the new religion in In The News in History Channel 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC boards.history.com [Source type: General]

[1][2] .The terms Left and Right were coined during the French Revolution, referring to the seating arrangement in parliament; those who sat on the left generally supported the radical changes of the revolution, including the creation of a republic and secularization.^ The terminology of Left-Right politics was originally based on the seating-arrangement of parliamentary partisans, during the French Revolution.
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^ The meaning of the terms "left" and "right" in a political context has changed radically over time.
  • What is the difference between right wing and left wing? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Similarly, we generally describe social reactionaries as ‘right-wingers’, yet that leaves left-wing reactionaries like Robert Mugabe and Pol Pot off the hook.
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[3] .The concept of a political Left became more prominent after the June Days Uprising of 1848.^ Modern political machinations whether by the right wing or the left wing of evangelicalism are nothing more than fads that work up mere optimism and positive thinking.

^ Read more Federalism , Video left wing , medical-marijuana , politics , right-wing , sovereignty , State Sovereignty , state Sovereignty The Tenth Amendment .

^ When the votes were counted in the European Parliament elections on June 7, glory days seemed far behind as the left had received the most drastic pounding in modern Finnish political history.
  • Euroelections leave left wing in tatters - thisisFINLAND: Facts: Politics & economy 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC finland.fi [Source type: News]

.The term was applied to a number of revolutionary movements in Europe, especially socialism, anarchism[4] and communism.^ The period between the 2 world wars was characterized by world-wide tensions and saw the rise of mass movements such as communism, fascism, and national socialism.
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^ Left-wing, leftist General descriptive terms for any of several otherwise quite varied political ideologies ( socialism , communism , social democracy, welfare statism , contemporary American liberalism , some versions of anarchism , etc.
  • Left-wing, leftist: A Glossary of Political Economy Terms - Dr. Paul M. Johnson 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.auburn.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Which is what liberalism is all about -- not a quest to achieve a moral consensus on all things and then have it universally applied, but a quest for fair terms of social cooperation that don't require universal moral consensus.

.The term is also used to describe social democracy.^ Theory : To use working people's parties within parliamentary democracy to achieve social reforms, and eventually socialism.
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[5] Roderick Long, an anarcho-capitalist professor, summarises left-wing politics as "concerns for worker empowerment, worry about plutocracy, concerns about feminism and various kinds of social equality".[6]

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History of the term

.In politics the term left wing derives from the French Revolution, as radical Montagnard and Jacobin deputies from the Third Estate generally sat to the left of the president's chair, a habit which began in the Estates General of 1789. Throughout the 19th century, the main line dividing Left and Right in France was between supporters of the Republic and those of the Monarchy.^ The term originates from the French Revolution , when liberal deputies from the Third Estate generally sat to the left of the president's chair, a habit which began in the Estates General of 1789.
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^ Left wing vs right wing ideologies?
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^ What is left-wing politics?

[3] .The June Days Uprising during the Second Republic was an attempt by the left to assert itself after the 1848 Revolution, but few of the (still predominantly rural) population supported them.^ Although using the rhetoric of a workers revolution, most of the New Left made no serious attempt to connect with organized labor, which was politically powerful at the time.

^ And, they left everything up for grabs in the second ballot which most observers still expected the right to win by an electoral nose.
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^ As you can see over on the left, this suggests that the hypothesis that unmarrieds vote Democratic because the unmarried population skews younger and young people support Democrats is wrong.

.After Napoleon III's 1851 coup and the subsequent establishment of the Second Empire, Marxism began to rival Radical Republicanism and the "Utopian socialism" of Auguste Comte and Charles Fourier.^ The New Party was a radical left organization, established in 1992, to amalgamate far left groups and push the United States into socialism by forcing the Democratic Party to the left.
  • Obama a member of the “New Party”? A radical-left wing political party? | Bearing Drift: Virginia Politics On Demand 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC bearingdrift.com [Source type: General]

^ It is no coincidence that anti-Semitic quotas began to disappear as the Supreme Court began to interpret the establishment clause more strictly after the Second World War.

^ August 2, 2007 6:00 AM The Vast Left-Wing Establishment Kossacks, with help from the Republican party, flex their muscles in Chicago.
  • The Vast Left-Wing Establishment by Byron York on National Review Online 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC article.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]

.Particularly influential in this regard was the publication of the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848, which asserted that the history of all hitherto existing human society is the history of class struggle.^ Karl Marx: did he get it all right?
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^ This ignores the fact that Fascism, National Socialism and Communist worldviews are based on a dichotomy between two classes who are locked in a struggle against one another.
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^ Marx said “The bourgeoisie… has reduced the family relation to a mere money relation.” (The Communist Manifesto) .
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.They predicted that a proletarian revolution would eventually overthrow bourgeois society, and by abolishing private property create a classless, stateless, and post-monetary society.^ They simply do not know (or try to forget) the international examples of really revolutionary and communist utilization of bourgeois parliament which has been of unquestionable value in preparing for the proletarian revolution.
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^ To Liberals this is unacceptable on principle, explained Lloyd George, because they stand in principle for private property.
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^ Most readers still got their information from traditional news organizations, despite some bloggers' predictions that they would entirely replace traditional media.
  • Political Blogs More Credible than Newspapers, Say Those Who Read Both 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.newswise.com [Source type: News]

.In the mid 19th century, nationalism, socialism, agitation in favour of greater democracy, and anti-clericalism (opposition to the role of the church in controlling French social and cultural life) all became features of the French Left.^ This distinction has deep roots in Europe's early modern period when the left-right distinction first emerged, as the Ancien Régime associated with the right was closely connected to the Catholic church and the left was thus often anti-clerical.
  • What is the difference between right wing and left wing? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ And then on the Authoritarian side, the left wing cares less about what you do in your social life (less drug control, legalized abortions so on) compared to the right wing (no homosexuality, the patriot act...

^ So on the extreme left is the Nazi destruction of the German Communist Party and all socialist or social-democratic parties or other parties of the Left.
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.In the United States many leftists, social liberals, progressives and trade unionists were influenced by the works of Thomas Paine, who introduced the concept of asset-based egalitarianism, which theorises that social equality is possible by a redistribution of resources, usually in the form of a capital grant provided at the age of majority.^ On the other hand, it has given protection to those who work in the public sector and intervened on their behalf when the state pension scheme fell into crisis.
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^ It remains relevant in the United States, India and the Catholic countries in Europe, but there are now many examples of religious movements associated with the left (such as liberation theology or certain forms of Islamic radicalism) as well as many atheist or secular people on the right.
  • What is the difference between right wing and left wing? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ And since the late 19th century, also advocates of "free trade" (originally a Liberal concept).
  • What is the difference between left wing & right wing politics? - Yahoo!7 Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC au.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.The International Workingmen's Association (1864-76), sometimes called the First International, brought together delegates, from many different countries, with many different views about how to reach a classless and stateless society.^ I think of the divide as being about how society is viewed.
  • Left wing/right wing-whats the difference? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC uk.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ OBAMA said he learned his Politics from the Chicago Political Field - well how many Former Governors are now in Prison - I don't think that's something to brag about.
  • Sarah Palin: Obama's 'left-wing agenda': The Swamp 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ March 14 (Bloomberg) -- How gloomy Americans are about the direction of the country and President George W. Bush's leadership depends on how much money they make.
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.Following a split with supporters of Marx and Mikhail Bakunin at the First International, the anarchists formed the International Workers' Association.^ Another summary of Marxism ] Praxis : As a movement, can probably be dated from the founding of the International Workingmen's Association, 1864-1876, within which Marx (1818-1883) and Bakunin were the two ideological poles.
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[7] .The Second International (1888-1916) divided over the issue of the First World War.^ The First World War triggered fierce debate among socialist groups as to the right response to take, with the leaderships of most socialist parties of the Second International supporting their governments, and a minority of socialists, such as Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin opposing the war as imperialist.
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^ But that was done by and with the consent of the Gompers bureaucracy, and at the cost of renouncing all principled criticism, including the principle of principles, the First World War.
  • James P. Cannon: Early Years of the American Communist Movement (The Pre-War Left Wing) 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www2.cddc.vt.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ The Bolshevik 's responded to a revolt by soldiers against the First World War with promises of "bread, land and peace."
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.Those who opposed the war, such as Vladimir Lenin and Rosa Luxemburg, saw themselves as further to the left (see Zimmerwald Left).^ The key fault-line in the coming debates on the left, they argue, will be between those who see the market as the best mechanism for delivering the autonomy so prized in modern societies, and those who think that genuine freedom is a collective achievement.
  • New Statesman - How the left lost its language 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.newstatesman.com [Source type: General]

^ Today, by contrast, 'people who regard themselves as right wing - and there are very few of them - have more or less given up on defending tradition', and 'those who call themselves left wing are among the most vigorous opponents of change'.
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^ The period between the 2 world wars was characterized by world-wide tensions and saw the rise of mass movements such as communism, fascism, and national socialism.
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.In the United States after Reconstruction, the phrase "the Left" was used to describe those who supported labor unions, the civil rights movements, and anti-war demonstrations.^ Who was left-wing Thatcher or the unions?
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^ Similarly, we generally describe social reactionaries as ‘right-wingers’, yet that leaves left-wing reactionaries like Robert Mugabe and Pol Pot off the hook.
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^ In the old days, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in proxy wars/battles in various battleground lands including the Koreas in the 1950s, Indochina in the 1950s to 1970s, and Latin America in the 1980s.
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[5][8] .In more recent times, in the United States, left-wing and right-wing have often been used as synonyms for Democrat and Republican, or as synonyms for liberalism and conservatism.^ Left wing vs right wing ideologies?
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^ A democrat with a left wing agenda?
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^ All times are Eastern United States.
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[9][10][11][12] .In the United States the Democratic Party is generally perceived to be a center-left coalition, but outside the USA many on the left view it as comparatively right-wing.^ Left wing vs right wing ideologies?
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^ Left wing right wing scale canada?
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^ Left wing vs right wing?
  • WikiAnswers - Left wing vs right wing 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC wiki.answers.com [Source type: General]

.Karl Marx described the working class as the revolutionary class.^ But it by no means follows that to support them is treachery to the revolution, but rather that in the interests of the revolution the working-class revolutionaries should give these gentlemen a certain amount of parliamentary support.
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^ But it does not at all follow that to support them means treachery to the revolution; what does follow is that, in the interests of the revolution, working-class revolutionaries should give these gentlemen a certain amount of parliamentary support.
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^ The Tribunists represented the Left wing of the working-class movement in Holland but were never a consistently revolutionary party.
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.What became known as the New Left however sought to de-emphasize the economic determinism which Marx advocated in Das Kapital, and focus instead upon what they perceived to be the more humanist Marx of the Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844.^ I became educated by Marx recently by reading Das Kapital.
  • New Statesman - How the left lost its language 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.newstatesman.com [Source type: General]

^ The further to the left ie Marxism and Communism or the further right ie Conservatism and Totalitarianism, the more extreme the doctrines and ideologies they will convey .
  • Left wing/right wing-whats the difference? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC uk.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ They are probably more often embraced by those who would characterize themselves as being "of the left" than "of the right", although there are exceptions, such as the Romanian neo-fascist group Noua Dreapta ("New Right").
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The New Left came to prominence in the West after the student-and-worker revolts of 1968.

Varieties

.The spectrum of left-wing politics ranges from centre-left to far left (or ultra-left).^ Left-wing politics .
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^ France's left-wing politics after the wall .
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^ A radical-left wing political party?
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.The term centre left describes a position close to the political mainstream.^ Centre-left politics was the politics of Pearson and Trudeau.
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^ His left-wing position was very clear also in saying that to be true friends of the Arab people one had to help them understand the political stupidity of Nasser's policies.
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^ Center-left , left of center , and left liberal refer to the left side of mainstream politics in liberal democracies .
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.The terms far left and ultra-left refer to positions that are more radical.^ Writers have also been known to use the term more loosely and perhaps anachronistically, as did H. G. Wells when, writing of the Jews of the Roman Empire, he refers to the Pharisees as "on the right" and Hellenised Jews such as the Sadducees as "of the left."
  • What is the difference between right wing and left wing? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Now, left wing politics refers to liberalism (more social freedoms, but more government "assistance" to the needy).
  • What is the difference between left wing & right wing politics? - Yahoo!7 Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC au.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ As you mentioned, that woman you quoted was from ‘Radical Women’, and is obviously on the far left of the spectrum.
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.The centre-left includes social democrats, progressives and also some democratic socialists and greens (in particular the eco-socialists).^ Some guesses might include: liberal/conservative, north/south, black/white, poor/rich, democrat/republican, urban/rural.
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^ Her first attempt to oust the incumbent conservative-led state government of premier Roland Koch failed this spring after some Social Democrats expressed reservations about reneging on a campaign promise not to work with the far-left.
  • SPD rebels block Hesse left-wing coalition - The Local 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.thelocal.de [Source type: News]

^ Communism Socialism Anarchism Marxism Marxist feminism Eco-socialism Green politics Democratic socialism Left communism Libertarian socialism Leftism in India : Book by Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri Progressivism Social democracy Social Liberalism Syndicalism Religious Left [ edit ] Left-wing issues .
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.Centre-left supporters accept market allocation of resources in a mixed economy with a significant public sector and a thriving private sector.^ He would not accept support from the Left.
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^ It seeks a society characterized by freedom of thought for individuals, limitations on power, especially of government and religion, the rule of law, free public education, the free exchange of ideas, a market economy that supports relatively free private enterprise, and a transparent system of government in which the rights of all citizens are protected.
  • Define: democrat, republican, left-wing, right-wing, liberal, conservative...? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ The Salvadoran people are increasingly tired of the right's relentless implementation of neoliberal policies, including privatisation and shredding labour protections for public sector workers.
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.Centre-left policies tend to favour limited state intervention in the economy in matters pertaining to the public interest.^ Those who proclaim themselves left-wing tend not to support the state of Israel , a fact that helps explain the high number of Jews who consider themselves left-wing.
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^ The Left broadly identifies itself with the interests of the masses, while the Right is seen to favour the interests of the established propertied classes.
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^ OBAMA'S LEFT-WING EXTREMISM is not limited to economic policy, but extends to all areas across the board.
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.The centre-left also often favours moderate environmentalist policies and generally, though not universally, supports individual freedom on moral issues.^ For all their talk of freedom and challenging orthodoxy, we know there are plenty of academics on the left who have campaigned for ‘no platform’ policies in universities.
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^ In general, left implies a commitment to social equality, support for the class interests of the less privileged, and support for a liberal social policy of individual cultural freedom, though not necessarily equally concerned with individual economic freedom.
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^ Moral Values Without Religion The alternative to the dogmatism of the religious right and the emotionalism of the egalitarian left is a code of moral absolutes based on reason and individualism.
  • On The Left-Wing Reaction to John Galt, Ayn Rand, and Tea Parties by Edward Cline -- Capitalism Magazine 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.capmag.com [Source type: Original source]

.In several countries, the terms far left and radical left have been associated with communism, Maoism, Autonomism and many forms of anarchism.^ The Country has moved to far left.
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^ It remains relevant in the United States, India and the Catholic countries in Europe, but there are now many examples of religious movements associated with the left (such as liberation theology or certain forms of Islamic radicalism) as well as many atheist or secular people on the right.
  • What is the difference between right wing and left wing? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ LEFT-WING-In politics, left-wing, the political left or simply the left are terms that refer to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of, to varying extents, socialism, green politics, anarchism, communism, social democracy, progressivism, American liberalism or social liberalism, and defined in contradistinction to its polar opposite, the right.
  • Define: democrat, republican, left-wing, right-wing, liberal, conservative...? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.They have been used to describe groups that advocate anti-capitalist, identity politics or eco-terrorism.^ 'Left wing' was first used around 1700 to describe the people and groups who advocate liberal, often radical measures to effect change in the established order, especially in politics, usually to achieve the equality, freedom, and well-being of the common citizens of a state.
  • Left wing/right wing-whats the difference? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC uk.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ The case of the AIDS activist campaigning group ACT UP’s use of visual tactics in the 1990’s are a classic demonstration of how cultural politics can have real power.
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^ Value, speech, image, experience and identity are here the very language of political struggle, as they are in all ethnic or sexual politics.
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.In France, a distinction is made between the left (Socialist Party and Communist Party) and the far left (Trotskyists, Maoists and Anarchists).^ If the Communist Manifesto can't be used as a reliable guide to the difference between the left and the right, then what can?

^ Today, the term "left" would be happily embraced by nearly all communists and socialists and by most (but not all) anarchists.
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^ The "Left" Communists at that time only formed a separate group or "faction" within our Party, and that not for long.
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[13] The US Department of Homeland Security defines left-wing extremism as groups who want "to bring about change through violent revolution rather than through established political processes."[14]
.In China, the term Chinese New Left denotes those who oppose the current economic reforms and favour the restoration of more socialist policies.^ Today, by contrast, 'people who regard themselves as right wing - and there are very few of them - have more or less given up on defending tradition', and 'those who call themselves left wing are among the most vigorous opponents of change'.
  • spiked-politics | Article | Politics of Fear 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.spiked-online.com [Source type: Original source]

^ It is another matter that the current socio-economic policy does not correspond to the basic principles of the left ideology, such as social justice, genuine power by the people, and equal conditions for everyone.
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^ For all their talk of freedom and challenging orthodoxy, we know there are plenty of academics on the left who have campaigned for ‘no platform’ policies in universities.
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[15] .In the Western world, the term New Left refers to cultural politics.^ Left wing politics - the new religion .
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^ Between the 1950s and 1960s, this perspective was broadened by the New Left to include the broad spectrum of cultural politics: anti-racism ; affirmative action ; feminism ; environmentalism ; and other minority causes.
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^ Webster defines politics as the art of government; but when we speak of politics in terms of the average citizen, we refer to that citizen's relationship to both the state and that class which uses the state as its instrument.
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.In the United Kingdom in the 1980s, the term hard left was applied to supporters of Tony Benn, such as the Campaign Group and Labour Briefing, as well as Trotskyist groups such as the Militant Tendency and Socialist Organiser.^ Whereas Soft left refers to reformist , democratic or parliamentary forms of socialism (for example, Irving Howe or the Tribune group), Hard left refers to socialists who advocate more radical change in society, such as the British politician Tony Benn or the Militant Tendency .
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^ The First World War triggered fierce debate among socialist groups as to the right response to take, with the leaderships of most socialist parties of the Second International supporting their governments, and a minority of socialists, such as Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin opposing the war as imperialist.
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^ Today, the term "left" would be happily embraced by nearly all communists and socialists and by most (but not all) anarchists.
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[16] .In the same period, the term soft left was applied to supporters of the British Labour Party who were perceived to be more moderate.^ Those who proclaim themselves left-wing tend not to support the state of Israel , a fact that helps explain the high number of Jews who consider themselves left-wing.
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^ Are they more or less left-wing than Mary Whitehouse, the Christian campaigner who demanded that certain things on television were too offensive for the British public to handle and required government censorship?
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^ This is about as accurate as saying that the Nazi party and the Labour Party are the same, because both arose from the discontents of the working classes.
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.The present day British Labour Party (also known as 'New Labour') is generally considered to be less left-wing than it has been in the past.^ I guess Facisism can be considered left wing.

^ Left wing politics - the new religion .
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^ Online incarnation of British left wing news magazine The Guardian .
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.Politicalcompass.org places them to the right of centre, although more left-wing than the Conservative Party.^ Left wing/right wing-whats the difference?
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^ Is internationalism more right-wing than nationalism?
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^ For example, on the right we have the Conservative [Tory] Party which is described as 'right of centre'.
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Positions

Economics

.Leftist economic beliefs range from Keynesian economics and the welfare state through industrial democracy and the social market to nationalization of the economy and central planning.^ Although specific means of achieving these ends are not agreed upon by different left-wing groups, almost all those on the left agree that some form of government or social intervention in economics is necessary, ranging from Keynesian economics and the welfare state through industrial democracy or the social market to nationalization of the economy and central planning .
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^ These support liberal democracy, representative democracy , some degree of private property rights and free markets , high spending on social welfare , extensive regulation of the economy, and some public ownership .
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^ For instance, classical liberalism and contemporary American libertarianism are socially liberal, but reject extensive governmental intervention in the economy and welfare.

[17] .During the industrial revolution, left-wingers supported trade unions.^ The left-wing view is that the European managerial class are using the free movement of labour within the EU to undercut wages and undermine trade unions.
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^ Women’s participation in legislatures is aided by the presence of left-wing groups and ideas; particularly during revolutions in which women contribute substantially.
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^ However, considering the support it received from the Korean Federation of Trade Unions (KCTU) leaders and other popular movements, the result was modest.
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.In the early twentieth century, the Left were associated with policies advocating extensive government intervention in the economy.^ But, if you want an answer, many Progressives of the early 19th century actually favored fascism, and many of them wanted the government for thier own country.

^ For instance, classical liberalism and contemporary American libertarianism are socially liberal, but reject extensive governmental intervention in the economy and welfare.

^ Advocacy of government or social intervention in the market puts some of those on the left at odds with advocates of the free market .
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[18] .Leftists continue to criticize what they perceive as the exploitative nature of globalization, such as sweatshops, the race to the bottom and unjust lay-offs.^ Many leftists, however, do believe in human nature, some, such as Noam Chomsky, even making it central to their political philosophies.
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.In the last quarter of the Twentieth Century the belief that government (ruling in accordance with the interests of the people) ought to directly involve itself in the day to day workings of an economy declined in popularity amongst leftists.^ "Socialism or Barbarism" was the famous slogan popularized by the Marxist humanist philosopher Cornelius Castoriadis - a fellow Greek - in the middle of the last century.
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^ White stressed that we ought to work in the direction of getting the people in British Guiana interested in British Guianas joining the Federation.

^ Whether the government should be secular and separate itself from religious beliefs (left) or should take a stance of religious morality (right).
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Other leftists believe in Marxian economics, which are based on the economic theories of Karl Marx. .Some distinguish Marx's economic theories from his political philosophy, arguing that Marx's approach to understanding the economy is independent of his advocacy of revolutionary socialism or his belief in the inevitability of proletarian revolution.^ RealPolitics making philosophy, politics and economics ...
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^ We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc.
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^ To reach swing voters and independents on as large a scale as is economically feasible in order to bring political pressure to bear in support of their goals.
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[19][20] Marxian economics does not exclusively rely upon Marx, it draws from a range of Marxist and non-Marxist sources. .The dictatorship of the proletariat or workers' state are terms used by Marxists to describe what they see as a temporary state between the capitalist and communist society.^ See our terms of use .
  • On The Left-Wing Reaction to John Galt, Ayn Rand, and Tea Parties by Edward Cline -- Capitalism Magazine 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.capmag.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The article outlines the progress of the negotiations between the four organizations mentioned for the formation of a united Communist Party, on the basis of affiliation to the Third International, the recognition of the Soviet system instead of parliamentarism, and the dictatorship of the proletariat.
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^ The article outlines the progress of the negotiations between the four organisations mentioned, for the formation of a united Communist Party, on the basis of affiliation to the Third International, the recognition of the Soviet system instead of parliamentarianism, and the recognition of the dictatorship of the proletariat.
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.Marx defined the proletariat as salaried workers, in contrast to the lumpen proletariat, who he defined as outcasts of society, such as beggars, tricksters, entertainers, buskers, criminals and prostitutes.^ Needless to say, such principles are mere ideals in a society where the media are ultimately controlled by those who hold the purse strings.
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[21] .The political relevance of farmers has divided the left.^ Doubt about the contemporary relevance of the terms: Some contemporary political positions, such as the position known in the US as "libertarianism", are very hard to characterize in left-right terms.
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^ Most political analysts and politicians divide politics into left wing and right wing politics, often also using the idea of center politics as a middle path of policy between the right and left.

^ Movements which claim or formerly claimed to be above the left-right divide include Gaullism in France, Peronism in Argentina, and National Action Politics in Mexico.

In Das Kapital, Marx scarcely mentioned the subject.[22] .Mao Zedong believed that it would be rural peasants not urban workers who would bring about proletariat revolution.^ The Republic Of Shrewd Exposure Where we uncover the deeds of those who desire to bring about World Government and Control .

^ He also claimed to be incited by conservative talk show host Chuck Baker, who spoke on air about 'armed revolution' and 'cleansing' of the government.
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^ If she had written about Muslims in the same way, I bet you would have been among so many others who would have championed the freedoms our writers have.
  • Stephen Taylor – a blog on Canadian politics » Cruikshank apologizes for Mallick column, recognizes CBC’s left-wing editorial bias 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.stephentaylor.ca [Source type: Original source]

.Left-libertarians, Libertarian socialists and left-wing anarchists believe in a decentralized economy run by trade unions, workers' councils, cooperatives, municipalities and communes, and oppose both government and private control of the economy.^ Who was left-wing Thatcher or the unions?
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^ "Today Italy has a left-wing government.
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^ Italy presently has a left-wing government.
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Nationalism

.The question of nationality and nationalism has been a central feature of political debates on the Left.^ However, wanting more or less Federal/National control does not indicate what we call right-wing or left-wing political tendencies.
  • Limbaugh calls Museum attacker "Left-wing extremist." - The Salt Lake Tribune's TribTalk 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.tribtalk.com [Source type: General]

^ But if we all take for granted that politics will be played with basic questions of economic growth and fairness, then why not play it with national security, too?

^ I'm still not sure I fully understand why Mike Gravel was allowed onto nationally televised political debates, but I do like this video: .

.During the French Revolution, nationalism was a policy of the Republican Left.^ The political term left arose during the French Revolution, i.e.
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^ The term originates from the French Revolution , when liberal deputies from the Third Estate generally sat to the left of the president's chair, a habit which began in the Estates General of 1789.
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^ This classification is comparatively recent (it was not used by Aristotle or Hobbes, for instance), and dates from the French Revolution era, when those members of the National Assembly who opposed the monarchy sat on the left, while those who supported it sat on the right.

[23] The Republican Left advocated civic nationalism[3], and argued that the nation is a "daily plebiscite" formed by the subjective "will to live together." Related to "revanchism", the belligerent will to take revenge against Germany and retake control of Alsace-Lorraine, nationalism was sometimes opposed to imperialism. .In the 1880s, there was a debate between those, such as Georges Clemenceau (Radical), Jean Jaurès (Socialist) and Maurice Barrès (nationalist), who argued that colonialism diverted France from the "blue line of the Vosges" (referring to Alsace-Lorraine), and the "colonial lobby", such as Jules Ferry (moderate republican), Léon Gambetta (republican) and Eugène Etienne, the president of the parliamentary colonial group.^ The First World War triggered fierce debate among socialist groups as to the right response to take, with the leaderships of most socialist parties of the Second International supporting their governments, and a minority of socialists, such as Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin opposing the war as imperialist.
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^ Puerto Rican Nationalists, represented by Marxist terrorist groups such as FALN, who were responsible for scores of bombings in the U.S.; they were arguably the most active terrorist group in U.S. history.
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^ The Center for International Policy summarizes the uneven progress of peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC. A March 2009 report by the International Crisis Group argues that the Uribe government should continue with its hard-line military approach against the FARC, but such an approach should ultimately gear towards drawing the group into peace talks .
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.After the Dreyfus Affair however nationalism became increasingly associated with the far right.^ However, wanting more or less Federal/National control does not indicate what we call right-wing or left-wing political tendencies.
  • Limbaugh calls Museum attacker "Left-wing extremist." - The Salt Lake Tribune's TribTalk 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.tribtalk.com [Source type: General]

^ Challenges to women are coming increasingly from men who believe that women’s rights have gone too far.
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^ November 3rd, 2008 11:17 am ET Actually, Sarah, it is you and the FAR RIGHT trying to CONTINUE your takeover of this great nation.
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[24]
.The Marxist social class theory of proletarian internationalism asserts that members of the working class should act in solidarity with working people in other countries in pursuit of a common class interest, rather than focusing on their own countries.^ Im interested in writing for ordinary people, for working class people.
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^ Pan-Africanism Theory : European peoples, socialist and capitalist, are globally oppressing African peoples, and Africans everywhere must fight for unity and liberation, and then struggle for socialism.
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^ A republic is a kind of government where the people elect leaders, but then those leaders act more in their own judgement and according to certain class interests, not by what the majority of the people want.
  • Define: democrat, republican, left-wing, right-wing, liberal, conservative...? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

Proletarian internationalism is summed up in the slogan, "Workers of all countries, unite!", the last line of The Communist Manifesto. .Union members had learned that more members meant more bargaining power.^ This episode suggests that a more powerful labor movement and, in particular, more powerful media workers’ unions are crucial to protecting the integrity of journalism in a capitalist media system.
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^ The ad's a bit over-the-top in its language, but the substance of the charge, that Clinton allies tried to make it more difficult for members of the union to vote, is perfectly accurate.

.Taken to an international level, leftists argued that workers ought to act in solidarity to further increase the power of the working class.^ Workers in all parts of Russia replied to the Lena shooting by mass political strikes and demonstrations which ushered in a new powerful rise of the revolutionary working-class movement.
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^ This period saw a serious increase in the economic and political power of organized labor and a massive expansion of working-class income, accompanied by a significant reduction in poverty throughout the western world.

^ This view has been criticised by many as simplistic, notably by the sociologist G. William Domhoff,[34] who argues that political and economic power is monopolised by the "elite classes".

.Proletarian internationalism saw itself as a deterrent against war, because people with a common interest are less likely to take up arms against one another, instead focusing on fighting the ruling class.^ A republic is a kind of government where the people elect leaders, but then those leaders act more in their own judgement and according to certain class interests, not by what the majority of the people want.
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^ This health bill will only take away one problem a nd replace it with an entirely new problem because the Dems are not focusing on the root of the problem.
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^ The idea of plagiarism is that you have one writer taking credit for the work of another writer which we think is wrong under a variety of circumstances.

According to Marxist theory, the antonym of proletarian internationalism is bourgeois nationalism. .Some Marxists, together with others on the left, view nationalism,[25] racism[26] (including anti-Semitism[27]), and religion, as divide and conquer strategies used by the ruling classes to prevent the working class from uniting against them.^ A public yet national broadcaster is perfect for upholding and perpetuating this discourse, to prevent British workers from seeing their actual condition and seeking alliance with other working class movements.
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^ The left-wing view is that the European managerial class are using the free movement of labour within the EU to undercut wages and undermine trade unions.
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^ Many came with a knowledge of socialist ideas learnt in Tsarist Russia Others welcomed Jewish nationalism Others wanted to fight primarily to improve their terrible working conditions Many sought solace from their day-to-day lives in religion .

.Left-wing movements therefore have often taken up anti-imperialist positions.^ Topics: Left-wing Anti-Americanism .
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^ The left-wing view is that the European managerial class are using the free movement of labour within the EU to undercut wages and undermine trade unions.
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^ His left-wing position was very clear also in saying that to be true friends of the Arab people one had to help them understand the political stupidity of Nasser's policies.
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.The failure of coups in Germany and Hungary ended Bolshevik hopes for an imminent world revolution and led to promotion of "Socialism in One Country" by Joseph Stalin.^ In the end I voted for Bush because my country is at war and it was essential to elect who our troops overwhelmingly favored, as they are the ones at risk.

^ End States That Sponsor Terrorism Fifty years of increasing American appeasement in the Mideast have led to fifty years of increasing contempt in the Muslim world for the U.S. The climax was September 11, 2001.
  • On The Left-Wing Reaction to John Galt, Ayn Rand, and Tea Parties by Edward Cline -- Capitalism Magazine 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.capmag.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Egyptian Chronicles The world through the eyes of an Egyptian Young lady who lives in the present with the glories of the past and hopes in a better future for herself and for her country .
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.In the first edition of the book Osnovy Leninizma (Foundations of Leninism, 1924), Stalin argued that revolution in one country is insufficient.^ The first edition of this book, published in 1983, is a good quality educational third world atlas, so I'm assuming that the second edition, published in 1994, is also a good quality educational third world atlas.

^ The present translation follows the first Russian edition, the proofs of which were checked by Lenin.
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^ For the final definitive evidence, you may remember my first ever post to you, where I argued every one of your points to a standstill.
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.But by the end of that year, in the second edition of the book, he argued that the "proletariat can and must build the socialist society in one country". In April 1925 Nikolai Bukharin elaborated the issue in his brochure Can We Build Socialism in One Country in the Absence of the Victory of the West-European Proletariat? The position was adopted as State policy after Stalin's January 1926 article On the Issues of Leninism (К вопросам ленинизма).^ Pan-Africanism Theory : European peoples, socialist and capitalist, are globally oppressing African peoples, and Africans everywhere must fight for unity and liberation, and then struggle for socialism.
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^ Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine, but against hunger, poverty, desperation, and chaos, so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist.
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^ Jurjen S. on 21 Mar 2009 at 6:31 pm MichaelHartwell wrote: A year ago I read a book on fascism by Jonah Goldberg were he argues that fascism was a sister movement to American Progressivism and Socialism.
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.This idea was opposed by Leon Trotsky and his followers who declared the need for an international "permanent revolution". Various Fourth Internationalist groups around the world who describe themselves as Trotskyist see themselves as standing in this tradition, while Maoist China supported Socialism in One Country.^ Those who proclaim themselves left-wing tend not to support the state of Israel , a fact that helps explain the high number of Jews who consider themselves left-wing.
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^ There are, as Arnold notes, social, labor, anti-globalization, anti-corporate, anti-capitalist, environmental, and post-nationalists who like Senator Obama see themselves as citizens of the world, and campaign finance reform progressives who think that the current electoral system is a threat to democracy, mostly (one suspects) because it keeps defeating progressives.

^ But nobody's ever in the mood for a hypocrite who preaches law and order and social stability while using city funds to chauffeur his mistress and her friends around town.

.Some link left-wing nationalism to the pressure generated by economic integration with other countries encouraged by free-trade agreements.^ Similarly, we generally describe social reactionaries as ‘right-wingers’, yet that leaves left-wing reactionaries like Robert Mugabe and Pol Pot off the hook.
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^ In principle, you could win the general by winning one or the other, or some combination of the two.

^ I wrote some of what follows as a passing comment on My Left Wing on Friday.
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.This view is sometimes used to justify hostility towards supranational organizations such as the European Union.^ While financial gain was the main motive of such people, an attitude of hostility toward the owners of private rental property was also rooted in left wing politics.
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^ And the trade unions and workers' cooperatives (the latter sometimes, at least) are precisely organizations where the masses are to be found.
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^ So we plan to use material from various European Left wing think tanks and organizations to explore whether their ideas would work in an Irish context.
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.Left-wing nationalism can also refer to any nationalism which emphasises a working-class populist agenda which seeks to overcome perceived exploitation or oppression by other nations.^ A democrat with a left wing agenda?
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^ But when you add a corporatist ideology to a populist right-wing mass movement - and then you give it real political power, rather than allowing an opening to the left - that's what you get.
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^ If the left-wing traits of Italian fascism, German Nazism and Francist Nationalism were “not superficial,” then why did the Spanish civil war even take place?
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.Many Third World anti-colonial movements adopted left-wing and socialist ideas.^ Topics: Left-wing Anti-Americanism .
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^ Fritz Merrick: Parkersburg Rebel With a Cause” [1905-1913; left-wing Socialist organizer].
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^ For a start the support base of the Labour party is splintering, mostly because many people on the left feel its become too right-wing and ignored the base.
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Social progressivism and counterculture

.Social progressivism is another common feature of the modern Left, particularly in the United States, where social progressives played an important role in the abolition of slavery[28], women's suffrage,[29] civil rights, and multiculturalism.^ Mr Howard said the left was wrong in its view that the Cold War was an equal struggle between the ideologies of the United States and the Soviet Union.
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^ Within the PCI, a Jewish senator, Umberto Terracini, also played an important role.
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^ George W. Bush was never particularly taken with the civil-rights crowd.
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Progressives have both advocated prohibition legislation and worked towards its repeal. .Current positions associated with social progressivism in the West include opposition to the death penalty, and support for legal recognition of same-sex marriage, distribution of contraceptives, public funding of embryonic stem-cell research, and the right of women to choose abortion.^ They support gay marriage, abortion, and stem call research.
  • Define: democrat, republican, left-wing, right-wing, liberal, conservative...? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Republicans generally oppose gay marriage, oppose abortion, and oppose embryonic stem cell research.
  • Define: democrat, republican, left-wing, right-wing, liberal, conservative...? - Yahoo! Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ She supports the death penalty, as the President does.

.Public education is a subject of great interest to social progressives, who support comprehensive sex education, and making condoms available to high school students.^ Education Southlands high school, Chorley; University of Manchester, economics; University of California, Berkeley, MA in clinical psychology .
  • The Guardian profile: Derek Draper | Politics | The Guardian 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Working class manual labor high school drop-outs aren't going to support the arts or public television or housing growth restrictions or pollution emissions reductions or embryonic stem cell research.
  • ParaPundit: Politics Factions Archives 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.parapundit.com [Source type: Original source]

^ While I am a staunch supporter of raising the level of public discourse, you have to remember that this is from the same people who thought that screaming childishly at public meetings was a good idea.

.Various counterculture movements in the 1960s and 1970s were associated with the "New Left". Unlike the earlier leftist focus on union activism, the "New Left" instead adopted a broader definition of political activism commonly called social activism.^ Left wing politics - the new religion .
  • Left wing politics - the new religion in In The News in History Channel 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC boards.history.com [Source type: General]

^ Is it appropriate for the American Library > Association to take stands on political issues, such as a > recent resolution calling for the United States to leave Iraq?
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^ But we are looking at movements in the context of the political structures they leave behind, and for better or for worse, Common Cause came from the direct mail liberalism of the early 1970s, and its New Left inspired, anti-partisan model of organizing.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

.U.S. "New Left" is associated with the Hippie movement, college campus mass protest movements and a broadening of focus from protesting class-based oppression to include issues such as gender, race, and sexual orientation.^ Is it appropriate for the American Library > Association to take stands on political issues, such as a > recent resolution calling for the United States to leave Iraq?
  • A left-wing echo chamber? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC chronicle.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If there is a constituency to be built is is more likely to be built around an enormous number of issues that are not traditionally left as such, but include and partake of environmentalism, global warming, human rights and, possibly anti globalism.
  • Pickled Politics » Left wing coalition building 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.pickledpolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ Unfortunately, it was the New Left that first made the move from class to cultural conflict, and this proved to be the undoing of the left in general.

The British "New Left" was an intellectually driven movement which attempted to correct the perceived errors of "Old Left".
.The New Left opposed prevailing authority structures in society, which it termed "The Establishment", and became known as "anti-Establishment."^ But we are looking at movements in the context of the political structures they leave behind, and for better or for worse, Common Cause came from the direct mail liberalism of the early 1970s, and its New Left inspired, anti-partisan model of organizing.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

^ You must enter a subject for your comment Old vs. New Left ( 0.00 / 1 ) We've never been comfortable with the term 'netroots'.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

.The New Left did not seek to recruit industrial workers, but rather concentrated on a social activist approach to organization, convinced that they could be the source for a better kind of social revolution.^ We are better off when biased journalists admit their biases, rather than pretend that they treat both parties equally.
  • January 2009, Part 2 - Jim Miller on Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.seanet.com [Source type: Original source]

^ From a broad perspective, you could say, for instance, that deeply indebted workers will see their chances for protest highly reduced (they will .
  • politics blogs - Blog Directory 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.topblogarea.com [Source type: General]

^ GO TO SOURCE » House, MD on Evolution Reed A. Cartwright De Rerum Natura As spotted on a commercial for the new season of House: Cutty: Where did you come from?
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.This view has been criticised by some Marxists (especially Trotskyites) who characterized this approach as 'substitutionism'- or what they saw as the misguided and apparently non-Marxist belief that other groups in society could 'substitute' for the revolutionary agency of the working class.^ Puerto Rican Nationalists, represented by Marxist terrorist groups such as FALN, who were responsible for scores of bombings in the U.S.; they were arguably the most active terrorist group in U.S. history.
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^ In principle, you could win the general by winning one or the other, or some combination of the two.

^ Advanced workers in every land have long understood this; and more often they have not so much understood it as grasped it, sensed it, by revolutionary class instinct.
  • "Left-Wing Communism, An Infantile Disorder 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.marx2mao.com [Source type: Original source]

[30][31]
.Many early feminists and advocates of women's rights were considered left-wing by their contemporaries.^ Right-Wing is considered to be a fascist movement.
  • Left wing/right wing-whats the difference? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC uk.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ Left wing/right wing-whats the difference?
  • Left wing/right wing-whats the difference? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC uk.answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ I guess Facisism can be considered left wing.

[32] Feminist pioneer Mary Wollstonecraft was influenced by the radical thinker Thomas Paine. .Many notable leftists have been feminists, such as: the Marxists Clara Zetkin and Alexandra Kollontai, Helen Keller, anarchist Emma Goldman, and Annie Besant, who was involved in various socialist groups.^ Puerto Rican Nationalists, represented by Marxist terrorist groups such as FALN, who were responsible for scores of bombings in the U.S.; they were arguably the most active terrorist group in U.S. history.
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^ The Australian Greens run an essentially socialist policy platform, but many of the people who vote for them simply think they are voting for an environmental party.
  • Small 'L' Liberal Is Not Left Wing | newmatilda.com 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC newmatilda.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Socialist Labour Party was organized in 1903 by a group of Left Social-Democrats who broke away from the Social-Democratic Federation.
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[33][34] .Marxists such as Clara Zetkin[35][36] and Alexandra Kollontai [37][38] however, though supporters of radical social equality for women, opposed feminism on the grounds that it was a bourgeois ideology.^ Second, the split was often on grounds of Marxist ideology - Stalinism and Trotskyism vs. Maoism and structuralism.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

^ To the degree that it succeeds in achieving these ends, a successful social reform—however liberal or radical its original impulse—is conservative in its ultimate effects.
  • Politics: Interesting Times : The New Yorker 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.newyorker.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama has almost equal support among men and women but has twice as much support among liberals as among moderates.

.In more recent times the women's liberation movement is closely connected to the New Left and other new social movements that challenged the orthodoxies of the Old Left.^ But other candidates will be spending more time in Iowa and New Hampshire, too.

^ For all their talk of freedom and challenging orthodoxy, we know there are plenty of academics on the left who have campaigned for ‘no platform’ policies in universities.
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^ In the wake of the destruction of the old media system it is time to construct a new one.
  • The 'Left-Wing' Media? - Monthly Review 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.monthlyreview.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Socialist feminism (e.g..Socialist Party">Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women) and Marxist feminism (e.g.^ Marxist Feminism Theory : Women are primarily oppressed by capitalism, as workers; class more primary than gender as a social cleavage.
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^ Radical Feminism Theory : Women are oppressed by patriarchy; gender more primary than class.
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^ Praxis : The "feminist" aspect of most socialist organizations in the U.S. today, but most clearly expressed by the West Coast Freedom Socialist Party/Radical Women.
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.Selma James) saw themselves as a part of the left that challenged what they perceive to be male-dominated and sexist structures within the left.^ First, the Old Left institutions are no longer nearly as racist and sexist as they were.
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^ I see it as part of a coalition of interests within the broader left.
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^ They just repositioned themselves to the left and started offering a commitment to end the war rather than 2004-vintage promises to prosecute it more vigorously .

.Liberal feminism is closely connected with left-liberalism, and the left-wing of mainstream American politics.^ Topics: Left-wing Anti-Americanism .
  • Left Wing Anti-Americanism # 1: John Murtha: Traitor | Political Vindication 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC politicalvindication.com [Source type: General]

^ Left wing politics - the new religion .
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(e.g. the .National Organization for Women).^ Faithful America Human Rights Campaign MoveOn NARAL National Organization for Women People for the American Way News and Media .
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^ National Organization for Women .
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^ Praxis: In the U.S., usually associated with the National Organization of Women, though radicals actually have a lot of influence in NOW. .
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Religion

.The original French left-wing was anti-clerical, opposing the influence of the Roman Catholic Church and supporting the separation of church and state.^ Is the Catholic church not trying to influence politics with that?
  • Stephen Taylor – a blog on Canadian politics » Cruikshank apologizes for Mallick column, recognizes CBC’s left-wing editorial bias 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.stephentaylor.ca [Source type: Original source]

^ Topics: Left-wing Anti-Americanism .
  • Left Wing Anti-Americanism # 1: John Murtha: Traitor | Political Vindication 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC politicalvindication.com [Source type: General]

^ This classification is comparatively recent (it was not used by Aristotle or Hobbes, for instance), and dates from the French Revolution era, when those members of the National Assembly who opposed the monarchy sat on the left, while those who supported it sat on the right.

[3] Karl Marx asserted that "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people."[39] In Soviet Russia the Bolsheviks originally embraced "an ideological creed which professed that all religion would atrophy" and "resolved to eradicate Christianity as such." In 1918 "ten Orthodox hierarchs were summarily shot" and "children were deprived of any religious education outside the home."[40] Later communist governments, such as the People's Republic of China, have also been hostile to religion and have promoted atheism.
.Religious beliefs however have also been associated with some left-wing movements, such as the American abolitionist movement and the anti-capital punishment movement.^ His left wing beliefs are what he is .
  • How the Irish in Britain undermine British nationhood 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.amnation.com [Source type: Original source]

^ It may show more involvement than perhaps some left-wing bloggers claim, but it doesn't seem to show any more than that.
  • Baseball Crank: POLITICS: The Obama-Ayers Education Story 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC baseballcrank.com [Source type: General]

^ Though in American politics right and left can also refer to which side of the house your on, hence the confusion over left and right wing (as defined traditionally) .

.Early socialist thinkers such as Robert Owen, Charles Fourier, and the Duc de Saint-Simon based their theories of socialism upon Christian principles.^ Pan-Africanism Theory : European peoples, socialist and capitalist, are globally oppressing African peoples, and Africans everywhere must fight for unity and liberation, and then struggle for socialism.
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^ Through their actions, Democrats have unmasked themselves as socialists, and socialism is anathema to the principles upon which this nation was founded.
  • McCain vs. Obama's 'Left-wing crusade': The Swamp 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ Eco-Anarchists/Social Ecologists Theory : Associated largely with the writings of Murray Bookchin (1, 2, and the Detroit-based magazine Fifth Estate .
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From St. Augustine of Hippo's City of God through St. Thomas More's Utopia major Christian writers defended ideas that socialists found agreeable. .There is a strong thread of egalitarianism in the New Testament.^ The future for the MassGOP is strong because there are a NUMBER of tools for the new team to use.
  • Hub Politics » Hub Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC hubpolitics.com [Source type: General]

.Other common leftist concerns such as pacifism, social justice, racial equality, human rights, and the rejection of excessive wealth can be found in the Bible.^ In a way, you could say that the left are manipulating legitimate popular concern for human rights in order to further their own political and economic agenda.
  • Small 'L' Liberal Is Not Left Wing | newmatilda.com 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC newmatilda.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Only artificial generic traditions such as the UN Declaration of Universal Human Rights ?
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^ (Curiously, or perhaps not so curiously, Ross describes himself as a "crusader for common sense", and often criticizes others, especially others on the right, for being trapped by their own ideologies.
  • January 2009, Part 2 - Jim Miller on Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.seanet.com [Source type: Original source]

.In the late 19th century, the Social Gospel movement arose (particularly among some Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists and Baptists in North America and Britain,) which attempted to integrate progressive and socialist thought with Christianity in faith-based social activism, promoted by movements such as Christian Socialism.^ But, if you want an answer, many Progressives of the early 19th century actually favored fascism, and many of them wanted the government for thier own country.

^ Praxis : There have been many socialist communes and communalists throughout history, but the best known U.S. experiments were those conducted in the 19th century, such as the Fourierists, Owen's New Harmony, and the Oneida community.
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^ We have been writing about policies and politics since the late 19th century.
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In the 20th century, the theology of liberation and Creation Spirituality was championed by such writers as Gustavo Gutierrez and Matthew Fox.
.There are also left-wing Islamic movements such as Islamic socialism.^ Praxis : In the U.S.: the anarchist wing of the Left Green Network (LGN), which is the moribund, left wing of the Greens USA, associated with Murray Bookchin and the Institute for Social Ecology .
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^ The catalytic Presidency of George W. Bush and the conservative movement that put him in power has created the third great movement in left-wing politics, which we call the Open Left.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

^ My friend's sense of self worth, morality, almost all his friends and social life, the way he views his own life, is all through the prism of his left-wing politics.
  • How the Irish in Britain undermine British nationhood 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.amnation.com [Source type: Original source]

.There have been alliances between the Left and anti-war Muslims, such as in Respect – The Unity Coalition and the Stop the War Coalition in Britain.^ If there is a constituency to be built is is more likely to be built around an enormous number of issues that are not traditionally left as such, but include and partake of environmentalism, global warming, human rights and, possibly anti globalism.
  • Pickled Politics » Left wing coalition building 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.pickledpolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ And then there's the fact that despite the broadly discreditable nature of Berlusconi, the left-of-center bloc can never seem to stop him from coming back to power.

^ There’s an interesting parallel or analogy between Cold War geopolitics and the ascendency of corporations’ relations with governments in the 21st century global trade regime.
  • October « 2004 « Politics, Re-Spun 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC politicsrespun.org [Source type: News]

.In France, the Left has been divided over moves to ban the hijab from schools, with some supporting a ban based on separation of church and state, and others opposing the ban based on personal freedom.^ For a start the support base of the Labour party is splintering, mostly because many people on the left feel its become too right-wing and ignored the base.
  • Pickled Politics » Left wing coalition building 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.pickledpolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ I don't personally have a stake in that quarrel but I paid enough attention in Bible class at Grace Church School to know that this isn't some nothing to be papered over.

^ He's also opposed by a ragtag bunch of anti-globalists, feminists, environmentalists and other anarchists all supported by a leftwing/liberal media (with the NP being a notable exception).
  • Andrew Coyne: Canada's left-wing, unconservative, compromise-ridden Conservatives - Full Comment 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC network.nationalpost.com [Source type: Original source]

The environment

.Environmental degradation can be seen as a class or equity issue, as environmental destruction disproportionately affects poorer communities and countries.^ The world of the early 22nd century will be dominated by a single overwhelming geopolitical issue: environmental degradation and resource limitations.
  • Evolution and Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.erasmatazz.com [Source type: Original source]

[41] .There have been alliances between left-wing trade unions and environmentalists over development issues, such as the Green Bans movement during the 1970s in Australia.^ Women’s participation in legislatures is aided by the presence of left-wing groups and ideas; particularly during revolutions in which women contribute substantially.
  • e-IR » Assess the impact of feminist thought on contemporary politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.e-ir.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ An influential Left wing developed within the Socialist Party during the years of fascist dictatorship, and in 1934 the party concluded an agreement on united action with the Communist Party of Italy.
  • "Left-Wing Communism, An Infantile Disorder 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.marx2mao.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The GOP candidates got hammered with special interest money from the unions and other left-wing groups in 2008.
  • Hub Politics » Hub Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC hubpolitics.com [Source type: General]

[42]
.In Europe, some 'Green-Left' political parties combine traditional social-democratic values such as greater economic equality with demands for environmental protection, such as the Nordic Green Left.^ By Ross K. Baker The editorial writer devoted the first part of his commentary to the rift in the president's own Democratic Party — "a rift of far-reaching political importance because the disaffected, now, are of the left wing of the party.
  • Politics - Forum - Opinion - USATODAY.com 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC blogs.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

^ The Australian Greens run an essentially socialist policy platform, but many of the people who vote for them simply think they are voting for an environmental party.
  • Small 'L' Liberal Is Not Left Wing | newmatilda.com 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC newmatilda.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Meanwhile, I don't see any reason to believe it would be smart for a major political party to deliberately aim at the votes of some libertarian constituency.

[43] .In the 21st Century, questions about the environment have become increasingly politicized, with the Left generally accepting the findings of environmental scientists about global warming[44][45], and many on the Right disputing those findings.^ Welcome to the 21st century where we accept everyone and praise those that ought not to be.
  • Hours after being named Misinformer of the Year, Hannity awards Media Matters his "Left-Wing Obamamania Media Propaganda Sleaze Award" | Media Matters for America 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC mediamatters.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You will find as many “anti-governmentalists” on the left as you will the right.
  • Science-Based Medicine » Naturopathy and Liberal Politics: Strange Bedfellows 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.sciencebasedmedicine.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If there is a constituency to be built is is more likely to be built around an enormous number of issues that are not traditionally left as such, but include and partake of environmentalism, global warming, human rights and, possibly anti globalism.
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[46][47][48]

Anti-globalization and Third-worldism

.The Global Justice Movement, also known as the anti-globalisation or alter-globalization movement, protests against global trade agreements and the negative consequences they perceive them to have for the poor and the environment.^ Known by their works :: • The Republicans 2000 - 2008 politics liberal neocon watch activism petitions netroots peace movement anti war .
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^ This is almost entirely as a result of the emergence of the powerful global anti-capitalist movement that (from its perspective) has transformed tactical media into the ‘Indy-media’ project.
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^ "They had a very important choice to make back in '93: whether to do the North American Free Trade agreement or health care.

.This movement is generally characterised as left-wing, although some on the right, Pat Buchanan for example, oppose globalization on nationalistic grounds.^ E.J. asks "Do white right-wing preachers have it easier than black left-wing preachers?

^ Although chiropractic seemed to adhere more to right wing principles, and right holdovers Hatch, Burton, and the old-style supplement set persisted, quackery’s advanced guard had become predominantly left-wing.
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^ I dont remember it ever being labeled as right wing or left wing.
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.The Global Justice Movement does not oppose globalisation per se, on the contrary, it supports some forms of internationalism.^ There is nothing wrong with extremism per se; “extremism in defence of liberty is no vice, moderation in pursuit of justice no virtue”.
  • US Politics - Guy Fawkes' blog 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC order-order.com [Source type: General]

^ The problem isn't with religion per se or with values per se; the problem lies in the pigheaded anti-rationalism of some religious believers.
  • Evolution and Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.erasmatazz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Founded in 1987, the MRC is a 501(c) (3) non-profit research and education foundation that does not support or oppose any political party or candidate for office.
  • The Full Rosie : Daytime Host�s Long Record of Mean-Spirited Left-Wing Ravings 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.mrc.org [Source type: Original source]

.Its main themes are the reforms (or abolition) of international institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and the creation of an international social and environmental justice movement.^ PM, 13 January 2009 More: I am told by a correspondent with experience in such matters that employees of the International Monetary Fund get clear guidance on their tax liabilities.
  • January 2009, Part 2 - Jim Miller on Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.seanet.com [Source type: Original source]

^ In the forty years since, the women’s movement, gay rights, disability rights, animal rights, and environmental movements have all registered enormous social and political gains.
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^ The Soviet revolution in Germany will strengthen the international Soviet movement, which is the strongest bulwark (and the only reliable, invincible and world-wide bulwark) against the Versailles Peace and against international imperialism in general.
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It rejects the leadership of any political party, defining itself as a "movement of movements."
.Third-worldism regards the inequality between developed, or First World countries, and the developing, or Third World countries as of key political importance.^ But, the weakness of the first proposition undermines the importance of how journalists vote, or what their particular political beliefs might be.
  • The 'Left-Wing' Media? - Monthly Review 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.monthlyreview.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The bad news is that the country has a set of political institutions that weren't designed with competition between two ideologically coherent parties in mind.

^ The first edition of this book, published in 1983, is a good quality educational third world atlas, so I'm assuming that the second edition, published in 1994, is also a good quality educational third world atlas.

.It supports national liberation movements against what it takes to be imperialism by capitalist nations.^ If it's true that Obama has trouble winning over Hillary Clinton's core supporters because of their deep-seated aversion to Obama, then how is he leading in the national polls against McCain?

^ The Soviet revolution in Germany will strengthen the international Soviet movement, which is the strongest bulwark (and the only reliable, invincible and world-wide bulwark) against the Versailles Peace and against international imperialism in general.
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^ The conservative movement against liberal journalism was launched in earnest in the 1970s.
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Key figures associated with Third-worldism include Frantz Fanon, Ahmed Ben Bella, Andre Gunder Frank, Samir Amin and Simon Malley. .Among the New Left groups associated with Third Worldism were Monthly Review and the New Communist Movement.^ While there is no Communist party per se in British Guiana, a number of the leaders in the PPP have been members of, or associated with, Communist parties or their front groups in the US and the UK. .

^ The "Left" Communists at that time only formed a separate group or "faction" within our Party, and that not for long.
  • "Left-Wing Communism, An Infantile Disorder 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.marx2mao.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The third important left wing movement in modern American history is nearly ten years old, it's time we recognize what's going on.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

.Third worldism is closely connected with Pan-Africanism, Pan-Arabism, Maoism, African socialism and Latin American socialist trends.^ Monroe Anderson - Political and social commentary on Chicago, the USA, the World and, occasionally, the Multiverse politics obama african americans racism presidential world usa multiverse .
  • Directory 2.0 » politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC ummyeah.com [Source type: News]

^ It leads Jews to support political correctness, immigration of Muslims, and Third Worldism, even though these are all against their rational self interest as an Americans or as a Jews.
  • How the Irish in Britain undermine British nationhood 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.amnation.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The Black Headband - Political, cultural & social commentary by a 40 something black woman africa politics african americans black women american culture .
  • Directory 2.0 » politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC ummyeah.com [Source type: News]

The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Sandinistas are or have been particular causes célèbres. .Some left-wing groups in the developing world, such as the Zapatista Army of National Liberation in Mexico, the Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa, and the Naxalites in India, argue that the First-World left takes a racist and paternalistic attitude towards liberation movements in the Third-World.^ History is replete with examples of extra-partisan, extra-ideological "populist" movements that take a turn towards the authoritarian desire for a Big Man who can squash the petty, squabbling parliamentarians and govern in the "true" national interest.

^ It may show more involvement than perhaps some left-wing bloggers claim, but it doesn't seem to show any more than that.
  • Baseball Crank: POLITICS: The Obama-Ayers Education Story 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC baseballcrank.com [Source type: General]

^ November, 2009 at 3:05 PM I'm no longer regard HP as a left-wing blog but I do think we share a lot of similar attitudes to certain topics.
  • Pickled Politics » Digging deeper into a hole of stupidity 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.pickledpolitics.com [Source type: General]

.There is particular criticism of the role played by NGOs and the assumption by the Western Anti-globalization movement that they should seek to influence the politics of the Third World.^ And they were not going there in a critical mood.
  • January 2009, Part 2 - Jim Miller on Politics 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.seanet.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The 2 progressive movements meant to inspire us today were strongly influenced by world-wide leftist movements.
  • Open Left:: What is OpenLeft.com? 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.openleft.com [Source type: General]

^ Ezra says "Obama may tout the politics of hope, but when it comes to getting presidents to govern in the way they'd like them to, progressives should remember that hope is not a plan."

Post-modernism

.Left-wing post-modernism opposes attempts to supply universal explanatory theories, including Marxism, deriding them as grand narratives.^ Posted 2005-10-05 10:45 AM (#55293 - in reply to #55285) Subject: RE: left wing vs religion/WASP .
  • Viewing a thread - left wing vs religion/WASP 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.djournal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Posted 2005-10-04 9:21 AM (#55253 - in reply to #55248) Subject: RE: left wing vs religion/WASP .
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^ Posted 2005-10-05 3:15 PM (#55301 - in reply to #55277) Subject: RE: left wing vs religion/WASP .
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It views culture as a battleground, and via deconstruction seeks to undermine all pretensions to knowledge. .Left-wing critics of post-modernism assert that cultural studies inflates the importance of culture by denying the existence of an independent reality.^ Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy at 10:23 AM 1 comments links to this post .

^ In part as a consequence of these realities, and in part as a consequence of the particular dynamics of the 2008 primaries, very few people have heard McCain criticized from the left or heard Obama criticized from the right.

^ Posted 2005-10-02 8:35 PM (#55207 - in reply to #55206) Subject: RE: left wing vs religion/WASP .
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[49][50]
.In 1996, physicist Alan Sokal wrote a nonsensical article entitled "Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity".[51] The journal Social Text published the paper in its Spring/Summer 1996 issue, whereupon Sokal publicly revealed his hoax.^ This was in 1902, when Kautsky wrote an article for the revolutionary Iskra entitled "The Slavs and Revolution."
  • "Left-Wing Communism, An Infantile Disorder 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.marx2mao.com [Source type: Original source]

^ A good companion piece to this dispute is The Washington City Paper 's article on Last Night's Shots , a DC social club for young conservative assholes.

.While this action was interpreted as an attack upon leftism, Sokal intended it as a critique from within the left.^ An influential Left wing developed within the Socialist Party during the years of fascist dictatorship, and in 1934 the party concluded an agreement on united action with the Communist Party of Italy.
  • "Left-Wing Communism, An Infantile Disorder 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.marx2mao.com [Source type: Original source]

[52] .He said he was concerned about what he saw as the increasing prevalence on the left of "a particular kind of nonsense and sloppy thinking...^ OBAMA said he learned his Politics from the Chicago Political Field - well how many Former Governors are now in Prison - I don't think that's something to brag about.
  • Sarah Palin: Obama's 'left-wing agenda': The Swamp 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.swamppolitics.com [Source type: General]

^ Mike Sola who has legit concerns about the coverage his special needs son under ObamaCARE is now under attack from the left wing extremists.

^ It's kind of odd of John McCain to deny ever having said that he's not that well informed about economics when he quite clearly has said that several times.

that denies the existence of objective realities".[52] .Gary Jason, a philosophy professor, claims that "the failure of socialism, both empirically and theoretically...brought about a crisis of faith among socialists, and Post-modernism is their response."^ Another column in the Post claimed that reporters in the DC area tend to be more socially liberal and economically conservative than the average American.

^ As I said in the original post, I think it's clear that NAFTA was oversold during the initial debate when both sides started making wildly overblown claims about the likely impact of the deal on the United States.

^ Fascism was claimed as right wing back in the day, as socialism/communism were/are claimed to be left wing, but in the end both are just old fashioned authoritarianism in practice .

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    • PWHCE - Politics and Media Links 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.pwhce.org [Source type: News]

    ^ Super-scientists at New York University and UCLA have shown that there is a left-wing brain, and a right-wing brain .
    • BlogRunner: Study finds left-wing brain, right-wing brain 10 January 2010 19:30 UTC www.blogrunner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This complex background is discussed in my book, British Guiana , published originally in 1962 by Oxford University Press.

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  • "Leftism in India, 1917-1947", Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 2007, ISBN 9780230517165

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